Updated 20 April 2016

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Believe it or not, your birthday may play a role in whether or not you suffer from allergies.

New research published in the journal Allergy suggests that people in the Northern Hemisphere who are born in Autumn are more likely to suffer from eczema and those born in either autumn or winter are more likely to suffer from asthma than people born in spring or summer.

Read more about preventing allergies.